Fall events celebrate Aboriginal business
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business has three noteworthy events coming up in September in western Canada, culminating in their 14th Annual Vancouver Gala. There's still time to sign up so check out the info and links below.
Canada's Global Competitiveness and
the role of Aboriginal peoples in business
Business Luncheon, Sept.13, Edmonton, Alta.
Representing one of the largest growing market segments, Indigenous businesses continue to grow in most sectors across the country and are net contributors to Canada's bottom line. Investing in this segment just makes sense.
Speakers include: Perrin Beatty, head of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce; Dr. Marie Delorme, CEO of The Imagination Group of Companies, specializing in guiding organizations to operate more efficiently and profitably by focusing on the spectrum of challenges that business leaders and governments face; and Dr. Herb Belcourt, an entrepreneur dedicated to improving the lives of Aboriginal people in Alberta. Read more
Investment and Capacity Building
PAR Luncheon, Sept. 22, Vancouver, B.C.
The 2016 Progressive Aboriginal Relations Luncheon in Vancouver will bring together Canadian companies that are committed to promoting and developing partnerships with, and investing in Aboriginal businesses and communities. The topic for the 2016 PAR Luncheon is â€œInvestment and Capacity Buildingâ€. The keynote presenters, PAR 2016 Gold and Silver Certified companies, will discuss the benefits of investing, and partnering with, Aboriginal businesses and communities to build capacity, and will speak to their experiences from development to delivery. Read more
14th Annual Vancouver Gala
Sept. 22, Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
This event will celebrate and recognize Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) certified companies and honour the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations.